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Ask me my Top Five Whatevers. Fannish or literary or otherwise. Any top fives. Doesn't matter what, really! Fandoms, ice cream flavours, cartoon moments, women in my fandoms, OTPs, ideal holiday destinations, goals for the future, celebrity crushes, books I wish would be made into movies, love songs. And I will answer them all in a new post (or in comments). Possibly with pictures.

Remix duello signups are open! I offered up "Freaks and Geeks", which I've been dying for a remix of ever since I wrote it. So, EEE! did not include much of a "Dear Remixer" letter, because really, what would I say? I understand "Dear Yuletide Writer" letters, but "dear remixer" ones seem to stretch it more, and in this case, where the remixer is taking one specific fic, they seem really unnecessary. Of course, I could always be wrong.

In-laws are coming tonight. Pizza for all!

Date: 2010-08-08 08:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] geekbynight.livejournal.com
Top 5 film quotes :)

Date: 2010-08-09 01:01 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
1.) "I love you." "I know." -Empire Strikes Back
2.) "Bye-bye, boys!" "Have fun storming the castle!" (or hell, the entirety of) -The Princess Bride
3.) "You're a Sikh, Catholic Muslim with Jewish in-laws?" "Yes. Yes. It gets very complicated. I'm reading Dianetics." -Keeping the Faith
4.) "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." -Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
5.) "Suddenly, a narcoleptic Argentinian fell through my roof. He was quickly joined by a dwarf dressed as a nun." -Moulin Rouge!

Date: 2010-08-09 05:12 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] safenthecity.livejournal.com
*snerk* I'm sorry, number three comes awfully close to one of my friends. She has two different middle names (Mahmoud and Maria) depending on whether you're talking to the Muslim or Catholic side, and she is dating a guy who her mom had a fit over because he looked too Jewish. And she's agnostic. xD

Also, so much agreement with #5

Date: 2010-08-08 09:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ivanolix.livejournal.com
Top 5 tropes you've never written in fic but would love to use

Date: 2010-08-09 01:12 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
Oooh- this one's hard.

1.) Forced/Arranged marriage. I'll bet I could have some angsty fun with that.
2.) HP-specific, but werewolves mate for life. I always wanted to have a story where Remus slept with some random guy and ended up magically bound to him, and then fell in love with Sirius later.
3.) Happiness in slavery. Well, to an extent. I admit, it's a total guilty pleasure.
4.) You Are Worth Hell
5.) Aliens Made them Do It (because it would sure save me a hell of a lot of set-up when I try to do a pairing like Kendra/Hoshi or Galen/Felix/Cally.)

Also, my all time favorite trope which I write as often as I can is "sharing a bed even though we're not lovers."

Date: 2010-08-08 09:14 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lorrainemarker.livejournal.com
Top Five places you've never seen but really want to visit.

Top Five things to do on a sunny day.

Date: 2010-08-09 01:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
1.) Egypt, Egypt, Egypt, Egypt, EGYPT.
2.) Jerusalem
3.) The Grand Canyon
4.) Italy
5.) The African savanna

1.) Run
2.) Play with the kids outside, especially in the creek
3.) Lay in the sun and read a book
4.) Walk through the woods
5.) Nothing- just outside :)

Date: 2010-08-08 09:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] trovia.livejournal.com
Heh. My Dear Remixer letter basically says, "Dear Remixer, I hope my story won't break your brain, have fun." ;)

Date: 2010-08-09 01:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
Yeah, mine just says "thanks in advance!!!!"

Date: 2010-08-08 09:35 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] grey-sw.livejournal.com
Top five novels you've read over and over.

Remix Duello looks fun -- I offered A Symphony For Twelve, since this might be my best chance to get it remixed. Here's hoping for a good amount of BSG participation!

edit: oh, yeah, and my remix letter was basically "yes, I know the pairing is unpopular, but there's plenty of wiggle room in the story, so go for it!" :P
Edited Date: 2010-08-08 09:37 pm (UTC)

Date: 2010-08-09 01:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
I'm hoping!!!!! It should be a blast.

You know, as much as I dislike Cavil/Boomer, it's workable for me. ::rubs hands as to who I'll get::

1.) Atlas Shrugged
2.) Gone With the Wind (and yes, Scarlett)
3.) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
4.) Little Women
5.) The Princess Diaries

Date: 2010-08-08 09:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] plaid-slytherin.livejournal.com
Top Five Plot Twists You Never Saw Coming.

Date: 2010-08-09 01:21 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
Oooh. Tough one.

1.) The Shrieking Shack- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
2.) Moody is Barty Crouch- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
3.) The ending of Ender's Game
4.) The ending of Four Rooms (the bellhop chops off the finger)
5.) Boomer shoots Adama

Date: 2010-08-08 10:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] rebelliousrose.livejournal.com
Dude. YOUR top five recipes, the ones you always go for.

Date: 2010-08-09 01:35 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
This one gets two categories!

Main dishes:

1.) Chicken Glaxed Chicken Thighs (http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=1141963)
2.) Risotto with Italian Sausage, Caramelized Onions, and Bitter Greens (http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=1714564)
3.) Baked Ziti with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cheese (http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=549971)
4.) Cheesemonger's Mac and Cheese (http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Cheesemongers-Mac-and-Cheese-239794) (only when I want a special treat)
5.) Honey Hoison Pork Tenderloin (http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=1108243) (To save my life, I cannot find a better pork recipe.)


1.) White Chocolate Mousse with Dark Chocolate Sauce (http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/White-Chocolate-Mousse-with-Dark-Chocolate-Sauce-2639)
2.) Milky Way Tarts (http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Milky-Way-Tart-235863)
3.) I can't find my chocolate chip cookie recipe on line, but I finally found one I'm happy with
4.) the ever classic Chocolate Mint Brownies (http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Chocolate-Mint-Brownies)
5.) Tollhouse Pie (http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/toll-house-pie-i/Detail.aspx) (served warm, with vanilla ice cream)

Date: 2010-08-08 11:43 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] safenthecity.livejournal.com
Top 5 silly things your boys have said. :)

Date: 2010-08-09 01:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
1.) "I can't take it anymore!" (Toby, on being confined to his room.)
2.) "This is the male, and this is the female, and this is how they mate...."
3.) "Today's a day of crayfish, snails, and slugs!"
4.) "Wow! I can't do that! Is your penis different than mine?"
5.) "Mommy, do you like boy toys?"

Date: 2010-08-09 01:40 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] safenthecity.livejournal.com
HA! God, tales of your kids make me grin. Do I even want to know what went along with number two? ;)

Date: 2010-08-09 01:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
Happy meal toys from Avatar. The rhinosaurus things. In the middle of McDonald's, with an old couple sitting right behind us.

Fortunately, the guy was laughing so hard he had tears running down his face...

Date: 2010-08-09 12:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] puszysty.livejournal.com
Top 5 stories you wish someone would write

Date: 2010-08-09 01:45 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lls-mutant.livejournal.com
1.) A long, epic, how-they-got-together fic for Gaeta/Hoshi.
2.) The remix of Freaks and Geeks
3.) Kappa's "How Gaeta and Hoshi Saved the World with Math" mystery
4.) Anything interesting with Tom Zarek
5.) any AU where our boys get a happily ever after :)
AHH! How can I forget- your Pegasus backstory!!!!!
Edited Date: 2010-08-09 01:45 am (UTC)


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